Lake Success, N.Y. - Canon USA
said Tuesday it is extending its exclusive on-site educational experience,
Canon Live Learning, for advanced amateur imaging enthusiasts and budding
The program, which uses the support of professional photographers
and industry experts, includes EOS Immersion Seminars and Workshops and the EOS
Destination Workshops, each with updated and improved content.
Canon will also unveil for the first time a new workshop series
called "Deconstructing the Story: Light, Sound, Motion & EOS HD," aimed at
professional videographers and transitioning still photographers, and staffed
by instructors from the industry-leading still-motion team.
The EOS Immersion Saturday Seminars are full-day events
consisting of individual presentations on Creative Essentials, Speedlite
creativity and techniques, HD video basics, and travel and landscape
Canon Live Learning instructors Jeff Greene and Sharon Levy Freed
will offer multimedia presentations and perform live demos on stage for up to
Offered separately, EOS
Immersion Sunday Workshops provide a full-day hands-on educational experience
for up to 16 attendees.
Using the full range of EOS cameras, students can work with the
camera body that best fits their needs while also experiencing Canon's EF and
EF-S lens lineup and other EOS system accessories.
This year, students can choose workshops on EOS HD video techniques
or Creative Lighting with Canon Speedlites.
Ten EOS Immersion weekends are scheduled in 2011. Tickets for the
Saturday seminars and each Sunday workshop are sold separately.
The next set of EOS
Immersion Seminars and Workshops is scheduled for March 26-27 in Dallas. It will
be followed by stops in other major cities including: Columbus, Ohio; St.
Louis; Nashville, Tenn.; Los Angeles; Denver; San Francisco; New York; and
The EOS Destination Workshops will help photographers develop
their portfolios and enhance their photographic skill sets through hands-on
shooting sessions with a wide range of Canon photo equipment.
Thee two-day workshops
will take place in scenic locations including Death Valley National Park,
Acadia National Park and the New Jersey Festival of Ballooning, among others.
EOS Destination Workshops offer personal instruction from Canon
Explorers of Light photographers including Jennifer Wu, Tyler Stableford and
Ken Sklute, as well as other industry-leading professionals, while enjoying
scenic views and capturing outstanding images.
Reservations for EOS Destination Workshops can be booked in
advance at www.usa.canon.com/canonlivelearning.
The next EOS Destination
Workshop is scheduled for April 9-10 in Utah's Arches National Park with Canon
Explorer of Light Tyler Stableford as the instructor, followed by workshops in
Nevada, Arizona, New Jersey, Maine and Colorado.
The first session of "Deconstructing the Story" is slated for May
24-26 in Orlando, Fla., followed by workshops in Cincinnati, New York City, Seattle
and Austin, Texas. This will provide an introduction to FullHD video through
Canon EOS d-SLR cameras. Working with
still motion, a team of innovators in the use of EOS HD video products will
conduct a three-day workshop series on the creative and technical essentials of
storytelling with a focus on camera handling, audio, lighting, movement,
composition, storyboarding and editing.